Businesses: Apply for Summer Jobs Program

Business Applications for Summer Jobs Program Accepted in New Year The federal government is looking for applications from local businesses for the Canada Summer Jobs program. The program allows not-for-profit organizations, public sector employees and small businesses, with 50 employees or less, to hire full-time summer workers. The program provides work opportunities for youth, between... Continue Reading →

Researching Sea-Based Careers

With Seafair happening in town (July 24-26, 2015), we at Career Link figured we could review Sea-Based Careers for you. This is not an extensive list, but it is meant as a start. Drop by Career Link or call to set up an appointment with a Career Counsellor to determine the best course of action for... Continue Reading →

A Primer for Jobs with BC Ferries

  For most applicants, a career with BC Ferries tends to start on a temporary or part-time basis. The majority of work open to the public starts as on call shift personnel who handle everything from customer service aboard a ship, to attendants in terminals. Covering a spectrum of work on both land and sea, BC Ferries is... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on Careers in Adventure & Accessible Tourism

Coming on the heels of our Earth Week special series of blog posts on "Green" jobs, this month in Career Sense we feature Adventure and Accessible Tourism as a "Green" career option. The Adventure Tourism industry is gaining in popularity all the time, and especially in smaller markets like Powell River, it is a notable seasonal career option that... Continue Reading →

Extension on Get Youth Working!

 Extension! New Funding Now Available Apply NOW Get Youth Working! Program We are pleased to announce that the Get Youth Working! Program is extended and that they are now accepting applications for new hires with a start date on or after April 1st, 2014. The Get Youth Working! Program offers employers a $2,800 hiring incentive... Continue Reading →

Career paths in the hotel industry

By Maureen Latta In the hotel industry, it’s often feast or famine. Business in the Powell River region fluctuates depending on factors like season, ferry service, and strength of the Canadian dollar. This summer is sure to be a feast with the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA) being held in June, and the... Continue Reading →

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